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Hello. I am 14 yeats old and I have an oily acne face.My doctor said I shoud use raccoutane 20 mg 10 days of each month for three months. Now i have finnished first ten days ang my face start to get better but it get worse and worse evry day. what do you think is this the right doze becouse I dont think that this will give effect by using it only ten days a month. Please I am waiting an answer. all the best - Asked by A m on 23-Nov-2015 19:22:58

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    Answered by Dr. Venkata Rama Krishna K on 23-Nov-2015 19:47:18

    Most derms prescribe Accutane 1mg/kg/day for five months. Stop after that and watch a few months or longer to see what happens. generally start with 20mg 

    Twenty percent of people need a second full five months of Accutane. Same dose.

    better ask u r dermatologist

     


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